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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1972

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2022

  • You found it!

Embroidered Picture, Remembrance of the West

This is a Embroidered picture. It was designed by Mary Ellen Crisp and embroidered by Mary Ellen Crisp. It is dated ca. 1945 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is wool embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in running, blanket, chain, feather, couching and satin stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary Ellen Crisp. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Arthur Crisp.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 194 x 288 cm (6 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 9 ft. 5 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Designed and executed by Mary Ellen Crisp

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, Remembrance of the West; Designed by Mary Ellen Crisp (1896–1973); USA; wool embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 194 x 288 cm (6 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 9 ft. 5 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Arthur Crisp; 1972-63-2

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